was a charismatic businessman, who knew how to motivate and thrill his business partners, and to build a real sense of belonging to a community, the community of the flexible packaging. He also knew the importance of working jointly to increase the sector’s technological level. As part of his legacy, we are left with this collective spirit of collaboration and knowledge exchange for the good of the sector which he knew how to transfer to the professionals who knew him. This is the reason why the CTec bears his name.
The Innovation and Training Centre
The stimulus for the profession
An indelible imprint in the world of Industrial Engineering
Manel Xifra i Boada founds Comexi. In a very short time, Comexi grew from a small workshop that provided services to the paper industry to a big company.
Then, it began a long history of leadership in flexible packaging with two well defined characteristics:
Internationalisation. The market is the world. Technology. Innovation is a requirement.
A constant and safe way of working that has led Comexi to a €100m turnover in 2010
It moves from being a machinery supplier to be a technological partner of our clients.
For this reason, the Comexi CTec (Manel Xifra i Boada Technology Center) was founded
Three ideas that always had the spirit of Manel Xifra i Boada, great defender of the sharing knowledge
Comexi Group created the Manel Xifra & Boada Awards to recognize engineering as a diffused, consolidated and distinct profession. They are established in 3 categories: Best Professional Career, Transmission of Scientific and Technical Knowledge, and the Best Final University Project acknowledgment given by the Polytechnic Superior School of the UdG.
At the first edition, Manel Xifra was awarded posthumously